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" ... and incorrection, a master or two produces models formed by purity and taste; Virgil, Horace, Boileau, Corneille, Racine, Pope, exploded the licentiousness that reigned before them. What happened ? Nobody... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 436
1798
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - 1842
...telling you what others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets:...genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled: the other is, w,hen, after ages of barbarism and incorrcction, a master or two produces...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 8

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1858
...telling you what others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard anything, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and iucorrection,...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford, Volume 8

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1861
...telling you what others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard anything, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrcction,...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford, Volume 8

Horace Walpole - 1880
...others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There arc two periods favourable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard anything, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection,...
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Godey's Magazine, Volume 2

Costume - 1831
...telling you what others do ill. I will vet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets...genius may hazard any thing, and when nothing has been forestalled; the other is, when, after ages of harharism and incorrection, a master or two produces...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 13

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1905
...telling you what others do ill. I will yet hazard one other opinion, though relative to composition in general. There are two periods favourable to poets : a rude age, when a genius may hazard anything, and when nothing has been forestalled : the other is, when, after ages of barbarism and incorrection,...
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